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      Breaking Down the Bilingual Cost in Speech Production 

      Sadat, Jasmin; Martin, Clara D.; Magnuson, James S.; Alario, Françoi-Xabier; Costa, Albert (Cognitive Science, 2016)
      Bilinguals have been shown to perform worse than monolinguals in a variety of verbal tasks. This study investigated this bilingual verbal cost in a large-scale picture-naming study conducted in Spanish. We explored how ...
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      Foreign-accented speech modulates linguistic anticipatory processes 

      Romero-Rivas, Carlos; Martin, Clara D.; Costa, Albert (Neuropsychologia, 2016)
      Listeners are able to anticipate upcoming words during sentence comprehension, and, as a result, they also pre-activate semantically related words. In the present study, we aim at exploring whether these anticipatory ...
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      Semantic parafoveal-on-foveal effects and preview benefits in reading: Evidence from Fixation Related Potentials 

      López-Peréz, P.J.; Dampuré, J.; Hernández-Cabrera, J.A.; Barber, H.A. (Brain and Language, 2016)
      During reading parafoveal information can affect the processing of the word currently fixated (parafovea-on-fovea effect) and words perceived parafoveally can facilitate their subsequent processing when they are fixated ...
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      Fast and sequence-adaptive whole-brain segmentation using parametric Bayesian modeling 

      Puonti, Oula; Iglesias, Juan Eugenio; Van Leemput, Koen (NeuroImage, 2016)
      Quantitative analysis of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans of the brain requires accurate automated segmentation of anatomical structures. A desirable feature for such segmentation methods is to be robust against ...
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      Automated Segmentation of the Human Hippocampus Along Its Longitudinal Axis 

      Lerma-Usabiaga, Garikoitz; Iglesias, Juan Eugenio; Insausti, Ricardo; Greve, Douglas N.; Paz-Alonso, Pedro M. (Human Brain Mapping, 2016)
      The human hippocampal formation is a crucial brain structure for memory and cognitive function that is closely related to other subcortical and cortical brain regions. Recent neuroimaging studies have revealed differences ...
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      Evaluation of multi-echo ICA denoising for task based fMRI studies: Block designs, rapid event-related designs, and cardiac-gated fMRI 

      Gonzalez-Castillo, Javier; Panwar, Puja; Buchanan, Laura C.; Caballero Gaudes, César; Handwerker, Daniel A.; Jangrawa, David C.; Zachariou, Valentinos; Inati, Souheil; Roopchansingh, Vinai (NeuroImage, 2016)
      Multi-echo fMRI, particularly the multi-echo independent component analysis (ME-ICA) algorithm, has previously proven useful for increasing the sensitivity and reducing false positives for functional MRI (fMRI) based resting ...
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      The effects of motivational reward on the pathological attentional blink following right hemisphere stroke 

      Li, Korina; Russell, Charlotte; Balaji, Nikita; Saleh, Youssuf; Soto, David; Malhotra, Paresh A. (Neuropsychologia, 2016)
      Recent work has shown that attentional deficits following stroke can be modulated by motivational stimulation, particularly anticipated monetary reward. Here we examined the effects of anticipated reward on the pathological ...
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      Semantic Integration and Age of Acquisition Effects in Code-Blend Comprehension 

      Giezen, Marcel R.; Emmorey, Karen (Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2016)
      Semantic and lexical decision tasks were used to investigate the mechanisms underlying code-blend facilitation: the finding that hearing bimodal bilinguals comprehend signs in American Sign Language (ASL) and spoken ...
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      Sign language serial verb constructions fit into the bigger picture. 

      Costello, Brendan (Sign Language & Linguistics, 2016)
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      Physiology of Language 

      Mancini, Simona (Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science, 2016)
      Comprehending and producing linguistic utterances relies on complex phonological, syntactic, and semantic representations that we incrementally and unconsciously build as the message unfolds in time. Behind these cognitive ...
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      Biomarkers for Dementia and Mild Cognitive Impairment in Parkinson’s Disease 

      Delgado-Alvarado, Manuel; Gago, Belén; Navalpotro-Gomez, Irene; Jiménez-Urbieta, Haritz; Rodríguez-Oroz, María C. (Movement Disorders, 2016)
      Cognitive decline is one of the most frequent and disabling nonmotor features of Parkinson's disease. Around 30% of patients with Parkinson's disease experience mild cognitive impairment, a well-established risk factor for ...
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      Stimulation sites in the subthalamic nucleus and clinical improvement in Parkinson's disease: a new approach for active contact localization 

      Garcia-Garcia, David; Guridi, Jorge; Toledo, Jon B.; Alegre, Manuel; Obeso, José A.; Rodríguez-Oroz, María C. (Journal of Neurosurgery, 2016)
      OBJECTIVE Deep brain stimulation (DBS) of the subthalamic nucleus (STN) is widely used in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD). However, which target area of this region results in the highest antiparkinsonian efficacy ...
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      Heritability and reliability of automatically segmented human hippocampal formation subregions 

      Whelan, Christopher D.; Hibar, Derrek P.; van Velzen, Laura S.; Zannas, Anthony S.; Carrillo-Roa, Tania; McMahon, Katie; Prasad, Gautam; Kelly, Sinéad; Faskowitz, Joshua; deZubiracay, Greig; Iglesias, Juan E.; van Erp, Theo G.M.; Frodl, Thomas; Martin, Nicholas G.; Wright, Margaret J.; Jahanshad, Neda; Schmaal, Lianne; Sämann, Philipp G.; Thompson, Paul M.; for the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (NeuroImage, 2016)
      The human hippocampal formation can be divided into a set of cytoarchitecturally and functionally distinct subregions, involved in different aspects of memory formation. Neuroanatomical disruptions within these subregions ...
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      Agreement attraction in Serbian: decomposing markedness 

      Ristić, Bojana; Molinaro, Nicola; Mancini, Simona (The Mental Lexicon, 2016)
      Asymmetric number attraction effects have been typically explained via a privative markedness account: plural nouns are more marked than singular ones and thus stronger attractors. However, this account does not explain ...
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      Native Language Influence in the Segmentation of a Novel Language 

      Ordin, Mikhail; Nespor, Marina (Language Learning and Development, 2016)
      A major problem in second language acquisition (SLA) is the segmentation of fluent speech in the target language, i.e., detecting the boundaries of phonological constituents like words and phrases in the speech stream. ...
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      Splitting the variance of statistical learning performance: A parametric investigation of exposure duration and transitional probabilities 

      Bogaerts, Louisa; Siegelman, Noam; Frost, Ram (Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 2016)
      What determines individuals’ efficacy in detecting regularities in visual statistical learning? Our theoretical starting point assumes that the variance in performance of statistical learning (SL) can be split into the ...
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      Motivation and attention following hemispheric stroke 

      Olgiati, E.; Russell, C.; Soto, D.; Malhotra, P. (Progress in Brain Research, 2016)
      Spatial neglect (SN) is an extremely common disorder of attention; it is most frequently a consequence of stroke, especially to the right cerebral hemisphere. The current view of SN is that it is not a unitary deficit ...
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      LSE-Sign: A lexical database for Spanish Sign Language 

      Gutierrez-Sigut, Eva; Costello, Brendan; Baus, Cristina; Carreiras, Manuel (Behavior Research Methods, 2016)
      The LSE-Sign database is a free online tool for selecting Spanish Sign Language stimulus materials to be used in experiments. It contains 2,400 individual signs taken from a recent standardized LSE dictionary, and a ...
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      Relative meaning frequencies for 578 homonyms in two Spanish dialects: A cross-linguistic extension of the English eDom norms 

      Armstrong, Blair C.; Zugarramurdi, Camila; Cabana, Álvaro; Valle Lisboa, Juan; Plaut, David C. (Behavior Research Methods, 2016)
      Relative meaning frequency is a critical factor to consider in studies of semantic ambiguity. In this work, we examined how this measure may change across the European and Rioplatense dialects of Spanish, as well as how ...
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      Is VIRTU4L Larger Than VIR7UAL? Automatic Processing of Number Quantity and Lexical Representations in Leet Words 

      García-Orza, Javier; Piñeiro, Ana; Comesaña, Montserrat; Soares, Ana Paula; Perea, Manuel (Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 2016)
      Recent research has shown that leet words (i.e., words in which some of the letters are replaced by visually similar digits; e.g., VIRTU4L) can be processed as their base words without much cost. However, it remains unclear ...